Post & Mail photo / Nicole Ott: Police and fire personnel watch as the helicopter leaves with the driver of the motorcycle, Thomas Hesting, while paramedics examine the driver of the white car, Chelsea Craig. Craig was transported by ambulance to Parkview Whitley. Hestingâ€™s motorcycle hit Craigâ€™s vehicle head on.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A local man was severely injured Wednesday after hitting a vehicle head on with his motorcycle.
Thomas Hesting of Columbia City was airlifted to Fort Wayne at approximately 10:30 a.m. from the area of Ind. 9 and CR 500 N.
Witnesses say Hesting drove his Harley Davidson motorcycle left of center, hitting a vehicle driven by Chelsea Craig of Columbia City head on.
Craig was transported by ambulance to Parkview Whitley with back pain.
The Whitley County Sheriffâ€™s Department said Hesting was wearing a helmet and Craig was properly restrained.